- by Jeff Beck
The Winners of the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has just finished handing out the annual Golden Globes, and as usual, there were plenty of surprises to be found, starting with the big winner of the evening being Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" with three awards: Best Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy), Best Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor (Brad Pitt).
On the drama side, the big shocker was seeing Sam Mendes' tremendous war film "1917" win both Best Motion Picture and Best Director, beating out favorites "Marriage Story" and "The Irishman," as well as Bong Joon Ho, respectively.
There were several unfortunate choices made throughout the evening, including having to watch Quentin Tarantino win Best Screenplay for his meandering opus over Noah Baumbach's brilliant script for "Marriage Story," while it was also unfortunate to see Adam Driver get robbed for his outstanding performance in the same film. However, these mistakes will no doubt be corrected later on by the guilds and the Academy.
Overall, it was a very mixed evening, as it often is, but a lot of great things happened, so as always, it's best to look on the bright side and hope everything works out in the end. Coming up tomorrow, we have the Writers Guild of America nominations, followed by the BAFTA, Producers Guild, and Director Guild nominations on Tuesday, so be sure to check back to see if your favorites get nominated.
In the meantime, please see below for a complete list of tonight's Golden Globe winners:
Best Picture (Drama): 1917 Best Picture (Comedy/Musical): Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Best Director: Sam Mendes, 1917 Best Actor (Drama): Joaquin Phoenix, Joker Best Actress (Drama): Renee Zellweger, Judy Best Actor (Comedy/Musical): Taron Egerton, Rocketman Best Actress (Comedy/Musical): Awkwafina, The Farewell Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern, Marriage Story Best Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Best Original Score: Hildur Guonadottir, Joker Best Original Song: "I'm Gonna Love Me Again," Rocketman Best Animated Film: Missing Link Best Foreign Language Film: Parasite
Best Television Series (Drama): Succession Best Television Series (Comedy/Musical): Fleabag Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Chernobyl Best Actor (Drama): Brian Cox, Succession Best Actress (Drama): Olivia Colman, The Crown Best Actor (Comedy/Musical): Ramy Youssef, Ramy Best Actress (Comedy/Musical): Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag Best Actor (Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television): Russell Crowe, The Loudest Voice Best Actress (Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television): Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon Best Supporting Actor (Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television): Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl Best Supporting Actress (Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television): Patricia Arquette, The Act
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